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yOLlp L DOUGLAS CITV AND TKKADWKLL, ALASKA, WIODN KSDAY, APRIL 19, 1899.
B. M. Behrends ] BANKER AND MERCHANT $ W ~~ e w < MINERS' OUTFITS i SOLD AT WHOLESALE PRICES Let us figure on your Outfits. ? W-- # %% ) ?^T" A Geucral Baukiug Business Transacted. S fjBT" If you want to make Investments consult with us. y Juneau, Alaska. > Your Life is Uncertain Why Run Chances on Leaving Your Family Destitute?! x INSURE YOUR LIFE! DO IT NOW ! Here is Something New: You can insure your life whether you are a Miner, a Banker, or a Merchant. All pay the same, no matter what your busi ness is. Rates as low as any. I would like to Talk to you; send me your name and address and I will come and see you. 20 Juneau, Alaska. J. J. C. BARBER. CHURCH DIRECTORY. 1 CATHOLIC CHURCH; Mass with Sermon - - - 10:00 A. M. Sunday Scnool ... - 3;00 P. M. j Rosary. Lecture and Benediction 7;00 P. M. Priest. Rev. Father P. C. Bougis, S. J. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH-Rev. Loyal L. Wirt, pastor. Services will be held every Sunday at 7:45 j>. m. Sunday School meets at j 2:30 p.m. Society of Christian Endeavor Thursday evenings at 7:30. Ladies League ; every alternate Thursdav afternoon. EPISCOPAL CHURCH Services held at Odd Fellows Hall every Monday evening, except ing last in month, when the service will be held on Sunday evening. Rev. H. J. Gurr. FRIENDS CHURCH -Regular services at the Mission School house. Sabbath School - - - - 10 a.m. ; Native Services - - - - 11 a. in. Evening Services - - - 7:45 j Prayer meeting, Wednesday evening at 7:45 ! Teachers' meeting every Friday evening at 8 o'clock at private houses. Any and all arc cordially invited a.id wel comed at all of these services. Rev. C. N. Reflogle, Pastor. METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH-At Peniel Mission, Tuesday evenings at 7:45 [ o'clock. Scandinavian services at the Peniel Mission Friday evenings at 7:45 o'clock. A cordial invitation extended to all. Rev. C. J. Larsen, Pastor. A. F. & A. M. Masons on Douglas Island meet at Otld Fellows' Hall on the First ^and Third Tuesdays of each month All Masons are cordially invitetl to attend. I. O. O. F. | Alaska Lodpe, No. 1, meets at Odd Fellows' Hall, Douglas, on Wednesday evenings at 8 o'clock. Visiting brothers are cordially invited to attend. J. G. McDOXALD, X. G. C. A. WECK, Secretary. DR. CLARENCE A. TREUHOLTZ, Office and Residence, St. Ann's Hospital. Telephone No. 2. Douglas City, Alaska. DR. W. L. HARRISON, DENTIST Hunter Block, between Front and 2nd Sts. Douglas City. I FRED PAGE-TUSTIN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will practice in the District Court of Alaska, j I Fort Wrangel, Alaska. A. G. McBRIDE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. NOTARY PUBLIC. Office with News Douglas City. Alaska, : : *? T. J. DONOHOE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will practice in all the Courts of Alaskn. Post Office Building, JUNEAU, ALASKA. JNO. R. WINN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Juneau, Alaska. F. D. KELSEY, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Juneau, Alaska. C. S. BLACKETT, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Juneuu Alaska. ______________ ERNST BEIHL DE^ebjn GENERAL MERCHANDISE. Bakery in connection where the Best Fresh Bread may be had. A Fresh Line of Cakes and Cookies always on Hand^-^- ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ Douglas City, - - Alaska. NEW MANAGEHENT ? The New York Exchange r Huh Changed Hands f and > MAYS & NAPOLEON ~ are now in charge Y A Gentlemen's Resort i Finest grade of Liquors and Cigars C always on hund i Come and See Us. JUNKAU. ? FAMILY RESTAURANT % It hus recently been opened by Mrs. Frances Baker, of Seattle, ....IN.... Ho 11 on Seward Street, 1 IC1U o llclll, bet. 3<1 and 4th Sts. BOARD BY THE DAY OR WEEK RATE^^EASONABLE Spooner Shack haines Terms $2.00 per Day ^ This is where the N. W. M. Police stop. ALASKA FURNITURE- COMPANY Seward Street, next to Opera House, JUNEAU. BEFORE PURCHASING, drop in and see our stock and get prices on BED ROOM SUITS, BUREAUS, CHIFFONIERS, CHAIRS, ROCKERS, TABLES, BEDSTEADS, SPRINGS, MATTRESSES, COOK STOVES, COAL HEATERS, AIR TIGHT HEAT ERS, GRANITE WARE, CROCKERV, TINWARE, and all Kinds of HOUSEHOLD GOODS. Wo will give you good goods mid good values. G. A. KNIGHT, Mgr. ??? Alaska |fl eat riarket D. McKAY, Proprietor. line K I A FULL LINE OF Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats CONSTANTLY ON HAND Poultry and Game Hunter Block, Douglas City, Alaska, in Season. TELEPHONE NO. 8. i seyenjiwdredJ Started up Friday. More Wa ter Needed. No Foreman Named Yet. i 120 STAMPS DROPPING.! Congressional Grafters. The Budget Speaks Out. Jonsey's Organ. They Flock To gether. Good Bye. The A^ellen Mining & Hunufacturlng Co. A Dirty Trick. Mr. Angus Mackay temporarily drop ped his title as architect and builder last Friday for that of foreman of the Seven Hundred stamp mill. He has just completed the mill and everything was ready for the stamps to commence dropping; the water was turned onto the big wheel and everything moved ofF as nice aud easy as the foreman could j wish for. The huge bins were full of ore and about 40 stamps were put to work, out of the 120 that are all ready to do their share as soon as the water commences to flow in greater quanti ties from the mountains. The Seven Hundred is the first mill 1 below the old Tread well. It is supplied j with water power only. It is a model j little mill. We say little, because a ] 120 stamp mill is a small concern com-: pared with the old Tread well or the j new one that will start up in a few j weeks. Supt. Corbus has not yet named a j foreman for tho 700. The honors of j that position have been divided between ' the Supt. and Mr. Mackay Congressional uratiers. The Alasks press, with 110 exception i we believe, is opposed to the laws re-: cently enacted for this district, so far as the same relates to the licensing of liquor dealers and those engaged in trade. Some of the papers take the position : that the law is unconstitutional and that the courts will set it aside. It will take from one to three years to test the constitutionality of the law and during that time dealers would be compelled ! to pay the license money, so that but! little would be gained, except by the lawyers. We are informed mat uov. uraay i was asked by the committee if the law | would be satisfactory to the people and that he evaded the question. If no ob jection was made, although our inter-' ests were supposed to be represented j by the Governor of the district, con- ! gress is certainly not to be censured for giving us the law. Of course, enacting the law and en forcing it are two different propositions. Enforcing prohibition in Alaska was i given up some time ago. The senti ment of the people must back up a law or its enforcement will be a failure. The committee that interrogated Gov. Brady on this question knew this. He should have told the committee that the law would not only bo unsatisfac tory, but its enforcement would be doubtful. Whether the people will submit to the "outrageous graft," as the Skagway , Budget calls it, remains to be seen. The Budget Speaks Out. Skagway Budget. The idea that the new law cannot be | dead-lettered is all a humbug. The peo ple are power. The people of Alaska will govern Alaska. Public sentiment is stronger than any law. Public senti ment is against the attempted govern ment graft, and no power in Alaska can ; enforce it. A jury of twelve men could ' not be found in Skagway that would I convict any man for violating so unjust ? a law. Jonsey's Organ. Jonsey is one of our city teamsters. He lias been here for a loug time and knows everybody and everybody knows Jonsey. Now Jonsey has a pood wife and several interesting children; and from the shape of his head and the twinkle of his eye, we must say there is music in Jonsey's soul. This love for music has, no doubt, been imparted to the children, and, aftersolong a time, Jonsey bought an organ in the east and it was loaded on the Topeka at Seattle on her last trip up. Of course you kuow what hap pened to the organ. The News man was down at the dock when the box was unloaded from the Al-Ki. Jonsey, his good wife and the children were there. They were all standing around the organ box. It had not been opened. It was in the water about a week, and Jonsey and his interesting family will never hear the sweet tones with which it was once endowed. "Can I have it for my play house if its swelled?" said one of the little girls to her mother. But there was no reply. What a dis appointment was the loss of the organ to those dear little children, and to the parents, too. Tliey Flock Together. The Commercial hotel of San Fran cisco is the headquarters for the Alas ka miners. The Commercial is a splen did hotel, but just how it came to be the "roosting place" for all the miners we can't explain. If you happen to be in 'Frisco and want to know anything about Alaska mines or miners, if you can't get the information you want at the Commercial you can't get it any where. Good Bye. Mr. T. G. Quiim of Douglas Island left for his former home, Sail Francis co, last Thursday. He has had charge of the work of putting in the electric appliances at the new "300" stamp mill at Tread well. He is one of the most competent electricians that ever came to Alaska. Mr. Q.uinn is a splendid, good fellow, and he leaves hosts of friends to regret his departure. Ho ex pects to go to Paris soon and follow his profession while the exposition build ings are being constructed. The News joins with his many friends in wishing him success. The flellen Mining c< Aianuiaciurmyr co. The mines around Seward City are going to show up well this season. The ore in that section is of the best and new stamps will commence dropping with the spring thaw. The Mellen Mining and Manufactur ing Co. has a mill back of Seward City about one and a half miles. The lin ishing touches are now being put ""on the plant and the twenty stamps will commence dropping about the first of Juno, and perhaps earlier. The miners are drifting on the ledge. The mill will be run by water power. The News man will visit the mines around Seward City soon for the pur-1 pose of writing up the condition of the mining interests in that part of the country. Judge Mellen is now in Juneau look ing after the interests of the company. He was seen by a News man a few days ago and is authority for the facts stated. j A Dirty Trick. The Wolcott pulled out for Sitka last Wednesday evening. It was a dirty trick to take her off the Junoau? Skagway run. Our people are in love with the Wolcott and her crew and no good will come of the change. Capt. Crockett and Purser Baker were not pleased with the change, and we are in hopes that they will be returned to us again. The Skagway Budget thinks that the new license law will kill any town )in which it is onforced. That is our opin ion of the matter. Its Injustice. j Skagwuy Budget. A prominent business man of Skag way has received the following letter from a Wisconsin congressman: "1 send you a copy of the criminal code for Alaska, passed in the late ses sion, and particularly draw attention to the license provided for all business other than that of liquor. This part of the law must have been added by the conferees and passed without the knowl edge of the members at the very last hour. All this seems very harsh on the business men of Alaska, and the same is unheard of in other localities,as Alaska ! gets 110 benefit therefrom, but all money is turned into the treasury at Washington. If you were permitted to use this money in municipal improve ments, it would not seem so unreasona ble. Some one has certainly misrepre sented the wants of Alaska, otherwise it would not have passed in its present form. The bill that ought to have passed but failed is the one providing for a civil government. It passed the senate and house with amendments, among other tilings giving Skagway a term of court in August, a municipal government, power to levy taxes, and other provisions that Alaska needs. When congress meets in Decern ber some one who is not particularly and selfishly interested in some private scheme of his own, and acquainted with Alaska ought to visit Washington and represent its wants properly. Can I be of service to your people.? The Humboldt on tnc kocks. Mr. J. B. Prather was a passenger oil the Humboldt on her run from Skag way to this place Friday night. He was asked about the Humboldt be 1 iug on the rocks and made the follow ing statement: "About fifteen minutes of 12 o'clock Friday night the Humboldt ran onto the rocks on Vanderbilt reef. The pi lots had not changed shifts more than three minutes. It was a very dark I night aud the wind was blowing hard. We were on the rocks about one and a half hours; floated off on a high tide." "How close to land was it where the Humboldt was on the rocks?" was asked. "About one and a half miles was the nearest land. Scared? Yes, we all felt shaky. No, the boat was not much iu jured, she did not leak any." Two Men Libeled. Supt. Robinson and Judge Winn de ny the impeachment that they stole, or are trying to steal a street. We are pleased to give publicity to the state ment of these two gentlemen that they are honest men. We have known Mr. Robinson for quite a while. He is the representative of a big steamship com pany?a big corporation?and to ac cuse such a man of stealing anything, he can't carry off, is simply ridiculous. I As to Judge Winn?he is an ex-trial : Judge and a successful lawyer, lie is i tho attorney for the steamship com pany, and as honest as the best grade of lawyers generally are. We decline to believe that tho Judge would steal a i street without further proof. Both of these gentlemen are readers of the News and this in itself recommends them to us as honest upright men. The Humboldt. Steamship Humboldt arrived last Thursday afternoon and discharged some freight at the Douglas City wharf. She is up on the Topeka's run. Capt. Bonnifield is her commander, and Car roll, purser. The Humboldt is a fine boat and we would like to see her in the Alaska trade. The Postofiice department has chang ed the spelling of the official name of the town of Skaguay. It has been changod to Qkagway. This was request ed by some of the people of that city. Relief upon a mattor of so much im ; portauce?putting a "w" where a "u" was used?must be highly gratifying to the people of thattown. I"